* Harold Reynolds used his MLB.com blog for a lengthy, stream of consciousness-style rant about ... well, it's a little unclear. The basic premise seems to be that stats are bad, but I'm more intrigued by Reynolds a) thinking that OPS is a hardcore stat, b) using the phrase "clogging the bases" without even a hint of irony, c) touting Dave Kingman as an example of hitters with artificially high on-base percentages when in fact he had a terrible .302 career OBP, and d) apparently boycotting the use of paragraph breaks as a symbol of his stat-fueled rage. Oh, and I'm even more amused by the always awesome Joe Posnanski's attempt to "translate Reynolds' post in 15 steps."
(Note: The preceding paragraph was brought to you without interruption in honor of Reynolds.)
* Both teams went homerless last night for the first time in the 35-game history of new Yankee Stadium.
* The owner's suite at the Rangers' ballpark is being renamed after George W. Bush, who was the team's managing general partner from 1989-1994 before becoming governor of Texas.
* Here's the shirt that all the guys at the SABR convention would wear if we weren't too fat to fit in them.